COBRA Assistance and Subsidy

Assistance from Congress to employers and workers continues (specifically through the American Rescue Plan Act – ARPA- signed into law March 21, 2021). The latest mandate and employer assistance to come into play is the temporary COBRA continuation coverage premium assistance to affected workers and a corresponding credit to employers.

Better together: UKG acquires EverythingBenefits & why this is great news for PayNorthwest Clients

UKG (formerly Kronos, our HCM platform provider) is purchasing EverythingBenefits, our benefits technology partner. We are hugely excited about this partnership, and it is great news for our clients! At PayNorthwest, we are committed to providing clients with the most capable, seamless and powerful payroll, HR, time tracking and benefits management solution in the market. … Continue

ACA Filing Deadlines

It’s January 2020, and the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land. That means there are important year end activities to close out the 2019 coverage year and important deadlines to keep in mind.

Washington State Family Leave Insurance: An Update for Employers of Washington State Employees and Actions to Take

Washington State Family Leave Insurance (FLI) went into effect in 2019, and, beginning January 1, 2020, employees who meet coverage requirements and experience a qualifying event – such as maternity, serious illness or injury, or caring for a family member – are now eligible for FLI benefits. Actions that employers must take Set your company … Continue

New White Paper: Analysis – Developing Effective Front-line Managers

Effective human capital management (HCM) strategies include an emphasis on developing effective front-line managers who are critical to your business. They manage and supervise field-level or customer-facing employees – your most critical asset in delivering value to your customers. Yet front-line managers often don’t have access to adequate tools and information necessary to support their direct … Continue

PayNorthwest and Pacific Continental Bank Partner to Provide Local SMBs with Best-in-Class Banking and Payroll Services

Provider of cloud-based payroll and human capital management solutions joins forces with local bank to deliver secure paycheck services to small- to medium-sized Pacific Northwest businesses Seattle, Wash., October 3, 2016 – PayNorthwest LLC, a provider of cloud-based payroll and human capital management solutions (HCM), announced today that it has partnered with Eugene-Ore.-based Pacific Continental Bank … Continue

PayNorthwest Ranks #1627 in 2016 Inc. 5000

PayNorthwest is proud to announce that it ranks #1627 in the 2016 Inc. 5000, an elite list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The company’s revenue increased by 231% from 2012 to 2015 when it reached $3.4 million. “This is our first year being featured on the prestigious Inc. 5000 ranking and we are very honored … Continue

New White Paper: The ROI of Automating Your Human Capital Management

Human Capital Management (HCM) is the set of processes related to your organization’s payroll, human resources (HR), time and attendance, scheduling, and other personnel administrative needs. Through automating HCM functions, businesses can see significant savings in the form of time, money, litigation exposure, and overall aggravation. We invite you to click here to download our new ROI white paper to … Continue

Have Salaried Employees and Don’t Need Workforce Management Tools? Think Again!

From our partners at Kronos Ensuring the efficiency of your business means that you understand how to optimize your entire workforce, whether hourly or salaried. Here are three tips on how to leverage workforce management to drive an enhanced organizational effectiveness strategy for your organization: Minimize Labor Compliance Risk The management of FLSA, FMLA, and … Continue

Are You Ready for the New DOL Overtime Regulations? Here’s a Handy Checklist!

From our partners at Kronos On May 18th, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule updating overtime regulations for U.S. businesses. Effective as of December 1st, 2016, the new rule is expected to extend overtime pay protections to more than four million Americans not currently eligible under federal law. Now is … Continue